Yearly Archives: 2020

What Is Brake Checking and How To Avoid It

Posted on July 9, 2020 in Auto RepairBrake Repair   If you’ve ever driven on a congested roadway, you’ve probably seen a brake check performed or even been the victim of one yourself. This is when a driver in front of you deliberately and abruptly applies their brakes to force you to slow down. So, why do people perform such dangerous acts on the road? In this article, we’re going to take a look at why this happens, how to avoid it, and what to do if it happens to you. If you’ve been the victim of a brake check which led to your vehicle being damaged, come see us at David’s Automotive Repair today to have one of our professionally trained service advisors take a look and get you back on the road as quickly and safely as possible. Why Do People Brake Check There are several reasons why someone decides to pe ... read more

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Brake Repair

The Most Popular Cars in History

Posted on July 6, 2020 in Auto Repair   Can You Guess Them? Cars can be a lot of work, especially when they need auto repair and maintenance services. But they also make life easier and more exciting—especially if you’re a car enthusiast. While modern cars are truly a marvel, there is something special about the automobile of yesterday. Here are some of the most popular cars in history, and what made them unforgettable. Ford Model T No one can dispute that the Model T was one of the most popular cars in history. It’s the first mass-produced vehicle that was actually affordable for the average American. It was built by Henry Ford in 1908 and still holds the title of the eighth best-selling car in all of history, even though it hasn’t been in production for over 85 years. VW Beetle Though it gave rise to one of the most annoying punching games ever (punch buggy, no punch backs!) ... read more

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How To Keep Your Gas Fresh For Extended Periods of Time

Posted on June 6, 2020 in Auto Repair   Have You Let Your Vehicle Sit For A Long Time? Leaving vehicles parked for an extended amount of time can have some potentially unexpected consequences, especially in specific vehicle systems such as the fuel tank. Keeping an eye on the gas in your car can keep you from having to pay for serious auto repair services down the road. At David’s Automotive Repair, we know how important your vehicle is, which is why when you leave your car with us, you know that you are leaving it with: the best auto repair professionals in The Colony, Texas. What Happens To Gas During Extended Amounts of Time? While gas can be stored for several months, over time, the chemicals within the gas can begin evaporating, which can cause the gas to be unsuitable for your vehicle’s engine. One of the leading indicators of ... read more

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Fuel Pump Repair

Understanding Interference Engines

Posted on May 6, 2020 in Engine Repair   What You Need to Know All vehicles use a timing belt to synchronize the camshafts and crankshaft, but there’s a major difference between interference and non-interference engines when it comes to timing belt replacement. Compare these two engine types and learn where to turn for quality repair services in Texas. What Is Interference? Interference describes the position of the timing belt and its relation to other vital components, like your valves and pistons. Traditional engine designs are non-interference. In the event of a broken timing belt, these engines won’t operate anymore, but the broken belt is unlikely to cause additional damage. An interference engine is far more compact and efficient. This allows it to reach higher compression ratios and performance features but adds additional risk. When a timing belt snaps, interference engines typic ... read more

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Engine Repair

What Is Fuel Pump Repair?

Posted on April 7, 2020 in Fuel Pump Repair   Repair 101 Have you recently noticed a strange, whining noise coming from your fuel tank? Or does your engine sputter or stall at high temperatures? If so, you may have an issue with your fuel pump. Here’s what you should know about your fuel pump repair and why you need it. What Is a Fuel Pump? A fuel pump is a very important component in your vehicle. Its job is to make sure every fuel injector in your engine receives pressurized gasoline when needed. A compact electric motor within your gas tank provides the power the fuel pump requires to do its job. A faulty or weak fuel pump won’t be able to maintain the right amount of pressure. Once pressure issues develop, your vehicle will likely develop a variety of performance problems. These problems will probably grow ... read more

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